Monthly Archives: July 2010

Sustainable Dining

Our markets are AWESOME! Our customers ate the BEST! Today we had the nicest celebration at the North Center Market for Mathew’s birthday. My mother in law once said that she hadn’t met anyone who didn’t like Mathew and that … Continue reading

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We have a nice cooler. Well we do it is just a bit small for our current operation. It is SO PACKED with fruit on Fridays so that we are ready to tackle our many Saturday markets. As you can … Continue reading

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Preparing for the weekend

It pretty much goes like this: If you live on the farm you roll out of bed early on Saturday morning, get dressed and head to the barn. If you go to markets but are not part of the family … Continue reading

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The King Berry

So this is a picture of things to come! Red Blackberries means Black Blackberries very soon!! The first berry to ripen is the biggest…the king berry from the king bloom… ~Christina

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Perspective

Our tents don’t seem this small in the country! ~Christina

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Tent Wreck

Tents. Tents are yet another necessary, love/hate, tool that is essential to our life as market farmers. I admit, we are hard on our tents but we also try to make them last. When they are ripped, stained and worn … Continue reading

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Tire Pressure

So yeah that post about keeping the trucks up…this is why. I don’t think this truck is going to pass the safety test this week. It blew out on the ride home Saturday but thankfully this truck has double tires … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Picture – Rainy Market Days

I must say, I am not as die hard as most Midwestern farmers…although I probably will be someday. I woke up at 3:30 on Saturday, looked out the window and asked Mathew why we couldn’t just stay in bed. It … Continue reading

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Friday’s Picture-Transportation

We put a lot of combined miles on our fleet of market trucks every week. Therefore maintenance is Very VERY Very important. Every week (preferably on Thursday) my brother checks the fluid and the air pressure in the tires on … Continue reading

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Blueberries

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